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  • What Do IT Consulting Companies Really Do?

    August 31, 2020 by

    What Do IT Consulting Companies Really Do? Many decision-makers at companies find themselves questioning the value of IT consulting companies. For a lot of them, it really comes down to a lack of knowledge of what consultants do. It doesn’t help that there are so many kinds of consultants, all with varying levels of expertise… Read more

  • Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Workers

    August 25, 2020 by

    Even before the coronavirus outbreak began, telecommuting has been on the rise. There’s been a 159% increase in remote work since 2005. While studies suggest that this trend is beneficial to both employees and employers, it does come with some challenges in terms of online security. Although it’s easier than ever to bring work into the comfort of home, there are… Read more

  • Why are my download speeds different on each computer?

    August 18, 2020 by

    In a perfect world, you’d pay for super-fast internet service, connect your cable modem to a reasonably speedy router and realize incredible download speeds for every device in your home. Unfortunately, we live in the real world, which often paints a much different picture. In the real world, you overpay for data-capped “unlimited” internet service and end… Read more

  • Windows 10 hacks: 11 hidden tricks to master now

    August 10, 2020 by

    Whether you’ve been using Windows 10 for years or have only recently upgraded, there are plenty of new and old tips, tricks and hidden features to learn that will make using your laptop every day faster and smoother. Learning to be quicker and more productive on your laptop may be especially appealing now that more of us… Read more

  • How to speed up your iPhone

    July 23, 2020 by

    In an age where new iPhones are priced at over four figures, people are keeping their older iPhones around for longer. But with app developers catering to faster devices, slower models can be tempting to toss. Here’s how you can counter that by speeding up your old iPhone. This venture is somewhat near and dear to… Read more

  • What to Do If You Spilled Liquid on Your Laptop

    July 20, 2020 by

    Laptops and liquids are a bad combination, but accidents happen. If you’re reading this after a spill, the first thing you should do is turn off your machine, and then remove the power cable and battery as soon as possible. Warning: Electricity and water do not mix! You could cause yourself serious harm or further damage your… Read more

  • Remote Computer Access: What is it and what are the risks?

    June 30, 2020 by

    Remote computer access is the ability to access another computer or network that isn’t in your physical presence. Remote computer access allows an employee to access a computer desktop and its files from a remote location. This helps enable an employee who is working from home, for instance, to work effectively. With the 2020 outbreak… Read more

  • What is Two-Factor Authentication?

    June 16, 2020 by

    And why aren’t passwords good enough? Before addressing the question ‘what is two-factor authentication’ or ‘what is 2FA,’ let’s consider why it’s important to do everything you can to improve your online account security. With so much of our lives happening on mobile devices and laptops, it’s no wonder our digital accounts have become a magnet for… Read more

  • 5 reasons why software updates are important

    June 10, 2020 by

    You’re probably no stranger to those little pop-up windows. They tell you software updates are available for your computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile device. You might be tempted to click on that “Remind me later” button. Don’t do it. Or, at least don’t put off updating your software for long. Software updates are important to… Read more

  • Everything You Need to Know About Slow Internet Speeds

    June 8, 2020 by

    Restricted to our homes for months now, many of us have been putting up with a persistent annoyance: a lousy internet connection. When we are working, a video call with colleagues becomes pixelated, with delayed audio. When we are relaxing, movies and video games take ages to download. In the worst cases, the connection drops… Read more

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